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EMBROIDERY THREAD

SILK


Pure silk 2-strand thread hand-spun and dyed with natural plant dyes.  Suitable for embroidery, tablet weaving, tassels, etc.  

$6.50 per 15m card.

Please cut and paste a colour name from the samples below, or leave the colour box blank and e-mail me about the colour(s) you want.

Colour
Please note -- because these are natural dyes, colours will vary a little from batch to batch.  If you need an exact match, please ask for cards from a single dye batch.

Commercially-dyed variegated purple silk.  This is spun from a silk cap whose colour varies from pale blue through all the shades of mauve to navy blue.  It makes a lovely thread with variations in colour, perfect for embroidering flowers.  $7.50 per 15m card.

COLOUR SAMPLES

Below are some of the colours we can produce.    Some colours may not be available if it's the wrong season (golden orange from coreopsis may only be available in summer, for example).  Talk to us about the colours you'd like, and we'll see what we can do.  We are happy to send you free colour snippets if you send us a stamped self-addressed envelope.

Crimson

Brazilwood & Copper

Red

Brazilwood & Alum

Bright  Pink

Cochineal & Tin

Rose Pink

Cochineal & Alum

Golden Orange

Coreopsis & Alum

Terracotta

Red Sandalwood & Copper

Dark Sandalwood

Red Sandalwood & Copper

Dark Gold

Buckthorn Bark & Alum

Golden Yellow

Pomegranate & Alum

Pale Sea Green

Copper sulphate

Olive Green

Red Basil & Copper

Dark Green

Indigo, Onionskin & Alum

Beige

Natural Tussah silk

Lilac

Logwood & Copper

Grey Brown

Walnut & Iron

Dark Brown

Cutch & Iron

Baby Blue

Indigo Light

Sky Blue

Indigo Medium

Ocean Blue

Indigo Dark

Steel Grey

Logwood & Copper

WOOL

Pure wool 2-strand thread hand-spun and dyed with natural plant dyes.  Suitable for embroidery, tablet weaving, tassels, etc.

$5.00 per 15m card.

Please cut and paste a colour name from the samples below, or leave the colour box blank and e-mail me about the colour(s) you want.

Colour

Please note -- because these are natural dyes, colours may vary a little from batch to batch.  If you need an exact match, please ask for cards from a single dye batch.

COLOUR SAMPLES

Below are some of the colours we can produce.   Some colours may not be available if it's the wrong season (golden orange from coreopsis may only be available in summer, for example).  Talk to us about the colours you'd like, and we'll see what we can do.  We are happy to send you free colour snippets if you send us a stamped self-addressed envelope.

Crimson

Brazilwood & Copper

Red

Madder & Alum

Bright Pink

Cochineal & Alum

Rose Pink

Cochineal & Alum Light

Golden Orange

Coreopsis & Alum

Pale Yellow

Cammomile & Alum

Golden Yellow

Cammomile & Copper

Dark Gold

Buckthorn & Tin

Pale Sea Green

Copper Sulphate

Yellow-Green

Privet, Copper, Ammonia


Sage Green

Red Plum, Alum, Ammonia

Dark Green

Fern, Indigo &Alum

Light Brown

Walnut & Copper

Medium Brown

Walnut & Alum

Dark Brown

Walnut & Tin

Sky Blue

Indigo

Ocean Blue

Indigo  & Alum

Navy Blue

Logwood & Copper


Lilac

Brazilwood, Copper, Ammonia


Dark Magenta

Brazilwood, Alum, Ammonia


Purple

Brazilwood, Copper, Ammonia

Steel Grey

Logwood & Alum

White

Natural

Black

Logwood & Iron